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Nanjing vs Cape Town Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Nanjing, China and Cape Town, South Africa is approximately 12,774 km or 7,938 mi.
  • To reach Nanjing in this distance one would set out from Cape Town bearing 66.9° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Nanjing bearing 64.1° or ENE .
  • Both are in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17 °C (30.6°F) more in Nanjing. The continentality subtype is subcontinental as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 504 mm (19.8 in) more which is equivalent to 504 l/m² (12.37 US gal/ft²) or 5,040,000 l/ha (538,809 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 934 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Nanjing. In whichever way circa 2h 34' less per day or about 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° higher in Nanjing than in Cape Town.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Nanjing relative to Cape Town. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Cape Town vs Nanjing.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -11 (-20) -2 (-4) +5 (+9) +11 (+20) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +9 (+16) +1 (+2) -7 (-13) -16 (-29) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -11 (-19) -2 (-4) +6 (+10) +12 (+21) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +10 (+17) +2 (+3) -7 (-12) -15 (-26) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -18 (-32) -16 (-29) -10 (-18) -2 (-4) +6 (+11) +12 (+22) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +10 (+18) +2 (+4) -6 (-11) -13 (-23) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +25 (+1) +40 (+2) +53 (+2) +41 (+2) +25 (+1) +25 (+1) +69 (+3) +87 (+3) +23 (+1) +44 (+2) +37 (+1) +35 (+1) +504 (+20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +5 (+16) +6 (+21) +5 (+16) +3 (+10) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) +3 (+10) +6 (+19)   +22 (+6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 29' -6h 30' -4h 05' -1h 48' +0h 42' +0h 24' +1h 44' +1h 03' -1h 06' -2h 46' -5h 08' -6h 58'   -2h 34'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 49' -2h 22' -0h 26' +1h 38' +3h 23' +4h 16' +3h 53' +2h 23' +0h 22' -1h 42' -3h 26' -4h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -37.7 -19 +2.4 +25.7 +42.3 +48.8 +42.8 +26.1 +3.3 -19.3 -37.6 -44.9   +2.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +3 +4 -7 -8 -9 -7 -3 -3 -1 -5 -3 +5   -2.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -17.4 (-31) -15.7 (-28) -11.6 (-21) -3.5 (-6) +3.6 (+6) +9.8 (+18) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +9 (+16) +0.4 (+1) -6.9 (-12) -13 (-23) -1.4 (-3)

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